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Apply Now: Nuclear Scholars Initiative Class of 2019

We are currently accepting applications for the Nuclear Scholars Initiative Class of 2019! The Nuclear Scholars Initiative aims to provide top graduate students and young professionals from around the country with a unique venue to interact and dialogue with senior experts on nuclear weapons issues.


CTBTxSDGs Innovation Challenge

As the seventh event in the CTBT: Science and Technology conference series, SnT2019 will bring together around 1000 scientists, technologists, academics, students, CTBTO policy makers, members of the media and representatives of organizations involved in research and development that is relevant to all aspects of Treaty verification.


National War College Internship

National War College offers interns the opportunity to meet high-level government officials, hear them speak on current issues, and interact with policy makers and academics. The diverse faculty and student body provides exposure to people from all branches of military service, multiple government agencies, international military officers, as well as academics and practioners in the field of national security. Learning about how the Department of Defense interacts with other government agencies, how these agencies work together to protect our national security, and the career possibilities that exist within government service are just a few benefits of interning at the NWC.


Research Assistant for the Nuclear Security Working Group, GWU

The Nuclear Security Working Group is looking for several research assistants to support a project on U.S. nuclear operations. The project brings together senior individuals with first-hand experience in various aspects of U.S. nuclear operations, from planning to command and control, to produce an open-source guide to how the United States manages and plans for the use of nuclear forces in the 21st century.


Stanton Nuclear Security Fellowship at LNSP

The Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering (NSE) Laboratory for Nuclear Security Policy (LNSP) is seeking applicants for the Stanton Fellowship in Nuclear Security. The Fellowship comes with a stipend of $80,000/year and is intended to develop the next generation of leaders in technical aspects of nuclear security by supporting research that advances policy-relevant understanding of nuclear-security issues.


Nuclear Weapons in the New Cyber Age: Report of the Cyber-Nuclear Weapons Study Group

Nuclear Weapons in the New Cyber Age, by Samantha Pitts-Kiefer and Page Stoutland, PhD, presents four credible, real-world scenarios in which a cyberattack could lead to a nuclear launch, increase the risk of unauthorized use of a nuclear weapon, or undermine confidence in the nuclear deterrent. The report offers high-level recommendations for mitigating these threats, based on discussions with military, technical, and policy experts convened over the past two years.


Escalation Through Entanglement

Wednesday September 12, 2018 Time: 12:30-2:00 PM Location: 1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. 20036 Speaker: James Acton Moderator: Scott Sagan Contact: Erin McLaughlin 1+ 202-939- 2306 | emclaughlin@ceip.org As part of their efforts to offset the United States’ conventional strength, both Russia and China are seeking capabilities, including anti-satellite and cyber weapons, to threaten the Read More